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  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 23, with nearly half in North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 22, with nearly half in North...

  • That was down from a high of around 2.2 million on Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing 1,000 people in Haiti as it swept north...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Floodwaters left hundreds of people stranded in their homes and on rooftops in North Carolina early on Monday, and officials warned life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southeastern United States. In the United States, the death toll rose to at least 21 people...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, but officials in several states warned that deadly flooding could continue as swollen rivers crest in the coming days. While power was being restored in some areas, 1.6 million people were without...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, but officials in several states warned that deadly flooding could continue as rain swollen rivers crest in coming days. While power was being restored in some areas, 1.6 million people were without...

  • A view of a collapsed roof at a gas station after Hurricane Matthew passes through on October 7, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

    At least eight people were killed in North Carolina and three in South Carolina by Hurricane Matthew, NBC News reports.

  • That was down from a high of around 2.2 million out Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing almost 900 people in Haiti as it swept north...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 9- Raging North Carolina rivers still rising after Hurricane Matthew threaten up to a week more of death and destruction, the state's governor said on Sunday as the storm's remnant headed out to sea, leaving a path of carnage from the Caribbean up the U.S. Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, was downgraded to a...

  • Southeast was limited, according to terminals and trade associations contacted Oil and gasoline terminals in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando reopened over the weekend following Hurricane Matthew, as well as select terminals in Jacksonville, according to Ned Bowman, chief executive of the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, a trade association focused...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 9- Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters and plucked others from rooftops by helicopter in North Carolina as former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia and Florida, freeing up federal money to help the states repair damaged...

  • Southeast was limited, according to terminals and trade associations contacted Oil and gasoline terminals in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando reopened over the weekend, following Hurricane Matthew, and select terminals in Jacksonville also have reopened, according to Ned Bowman, chief executive of the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, a trade...

  • Oct 9- The number of homes and businesses without power after Hurricane Matthew pummeled the U.S. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing almost 900 people in Haiti as it swept north through the Caribbean.

  • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct 9- Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters and plucked others from rooftops by helicopter in North Carolina after former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday after its rampage through the...

  • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct 9- Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters and plucked others from rooftops by helicopter in North Carolina after former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday after its rampage through the...

  • ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct 9- Joan Galasso walked through the empty wreck of the waterfront seafood restaurant she and her husband started a quarter-century ago and was horrified. "It looks like a war zone," Galasso, 63, said of her restaurant, Matanzas Innlet, located about 15 miles south of St. Augustine. Officials in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina had...

  • Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina with heavy rain and wind, after killing almost 900 people in Haiti as it swept north through the Caribbean. The remnants of the storm, still packing winds of 75 miles per hour early Sunday, were located in the Atlantic Ocean about 60 miles...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday as it struck North Carolina and Virginia with a diminished yet still potent punch, causing flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch as it caused major flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch as it caused major flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after...